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Traveling for the best games

One of the things that I haven't done recently as much as I should have is travel to play in good games. When I was younger and single, if there was a good poker situation I found out where it was and went there, because I was free to travel. I just hopped on a plane, had some contacts, and got in the game. The last few years I've played primarily in LA and Vegas. As a result I missed the boat on some good games in other places. What...more

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Outplayed by a chess master, beat up by Ramdin, and still running well


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Barry Greenstein is giving us a monthly peek into his books and being honest about how his tournament year is going.For more check out: January, February, and March. by Barry Greenstein Events 18-41: The WSOP 2010 Buy-ins: $186,000 Airfare: 400 Room and Board: $9,000 Cashout: $51,000 2010 Cumulative Profit -$422,400...more

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My Year in Tournaments (February) by Barry Greenstein


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My Year in Tournaments (January) by Barry Greenstein


I have a really nice job. It's part of my job to wear a PokerStars patch whenever I play in a live tournament. To give you an idea of how many events PokerStars is sponsoring, I heard that they are planning to introduce their tenth poker tour, the JPT, on...more

WSOP Main Event: Heads up to a champion, Joe Cada

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Team PokerStars Pros up for Poker Hall of Fame


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2008 World Series: Dropping down with Barry Greenstein

Just a few hours ago, Barry Greenstein was sitting at one of the most elite poker tables in the world, and certainly the most important of the day. Piles of money sat just feet away. As the tournament director read Greenstein's resume over the PA system, the crowd erupted in...more

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Watch Barry Greenstein's Masterclass today

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Barry Greenstein joins Team PokerStars

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BREAKING NEWS: Barry Greenstein hits PokerStars Radio

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